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System Properties Comparison H2 vs. LokiJS vs. PouchDB

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NameH2  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.In-memory JavaScript DBMSJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeDocument store
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Score7.06
Rank#49  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score0.38
Rank#225  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score2.97
Rank#88  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websitewww.h2database.comgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSpouchdb.com
Technical documentationwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmltechfort.github.io/­LokiJSpouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperThomas MuellerApache Software Foundation
Initial release200520142012
Current release1.4.200, October 20197.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open SourceOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaScriptJavaScript
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnono
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JavaScript APIHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesJavaJavaScriptJavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined FunctionsView functions in JavaScriptView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databasenoneMaster-master replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Master-slave replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backend
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnono

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